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How Trump Corrupts the Rule of Law

How Trump Corrupts the Rule of Law

We take it for granted that President Trump says demonstrably false things on any number of topics. That is itself alarming. But gross factual mischaracterizations have started to trickle down to the lawyers who serve at the president’s pleasure: At oral argument in the Supreme Court, for example, the solicitor general declared that the president…
Trump Picks Economic Winners, Guided by Nostalgia

Trump Picks Economic Winners, Guided by Nostalgia

“Coal is not coming back,” said Joshua D. Rhodes, a research fellow at the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. “Further subsidies right now will only prevent workers from being retrained or building careers elsewhere — which will make things even more painful when the bottom finally does drop out.” In the…
Trump Says U.S. May Impose Tariffs on Another $200 Billion Worth of Chinese Goods

Trump Says U.S. May Impose Tariffs on Another $200 Billion Worth of Chinese Goods

Whether President Xi Jinping of China agrees to bend to Mr. Trump’s demands remains an open question. With his latest move, Mr. Trump has escalated his trade threats to such a level that China can now no longer issue a proportional response. Last year, the United States exported only $130.4 billion of goods to China…
Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, officials confirmed Monday. Heller is considered the most vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year because he's the only one running in a state that Democrat Hillary…
2K children alone: Trump's self-inflicted domestic crisis

2K children alone: Trump’s self-inflicted domestic crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of children split from their families at the U.S. southern border are being held in government-run facilities. A look at how we got here, what's real and what's not, and what might happen next. HOW DID WE GET HERE? Tens of thousands of parents and children, mostly from Honduras, El Salvador…
Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling

Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling

Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling https://apnews.com/5d01bd70e1a5482aad9a9d62ed160a65 Link copied! WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow it to largely implement a policy of withholding public safety grants from "sanctuary cities" that refuse to cooperate with…
After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea

After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea

After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea https://apnews.com/aa79057e36a949d4a8acbeda3bf05083 Link copied! DETROIT (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he may return to North Korea to continue nuclear discussions "before terribly long." Pompeo was speaking Monday to the Detroit Economic Club. He…
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against Trump

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against Trump

The forced separation of migrant children from their parents fueled a weekend of intense criticism of President Trump's immigration policies. Both Democrats and some Republicans are now calling for an end to the practice at the U.S.-Mexico border. A look at the latest developments: TRUMP DIGS IN Amid the criticism, the president dug in Monday…

Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to finalizing a health insurance option for small firms and self-employed people that would cost less but could cover fewer benefits than current plans, congressional officials and business groups said Monday. The Labor Department could issue final regulations as early as Tuesday, said several people notified by…
The Latest: Ex-Trump adviser questions border talking points

The Latest: Ex-Trump adviser questions border talking points

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Former first lady Michelle Obama is adding her voice to the rising chorus of criticism of the Trump administration's policy of family separation at the border. On Twitter Monday, Michelle Obama re-tweeted a message from former first lady Laura…
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